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Nicky Singer - Author

Nicky Singer has written four novels for adults, two books of non-fiction and six works for young people. Her first children’s novel Feather Boy won the Blue Peter ‘Book of the Year’ Award, was adapted for TV (winning a BAFTA for Best Children’s Drama) and then commissioned by the National Theatre’s Shell Connections series as a musical with lyrics by Don Black and music by Debbie Wiseman. In 2010 Nicky was asked by Glyndebourne to adapt her novel Knight Crew (a re-telling of the King Arthur legend set in contemporary gangland) for an opera with music by Julian Philips. 2012 saw both the publication of The Flask (‘a nourishing and uplifting story, with big themes and a big heart,’ The Guardian) and the premiere of her play Island (about ice-bears and the nature of reality) at the National Theatre. She has just published Island as a novel.

Nicky Singer lives in Brighton with her husband, their two sons and a daughter.

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Nicky Singer - illustrated by Chris Riddell
Longlisted for the UKLA 2017 Book Award | One of our Books of the Year 2015 - December 2015 Book of the Month Island is a powerful and vivid new story from Nicky Singer, the prize-winning author of Feather Boy. London...
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Format: Paperback | Released 28/10/2015
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Feather Boy
Nicky Singer
Robert Nobel, the school pariah, triumphs over his own fears and the school bully, in this extraordinary tale of self-empowerment, legend and death.
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/04/2010
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Nicky Singer
If you read this book you’ll certainly think twice about genetic modification – the 'benefits' of which scientists in the world today are all too keen to deliver to the human race. GemX is a frighteningly unforgettable contemporary read where wealth...
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Format: Paperback | Released 21/09/2006
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The Innocent's Story
Nicky Singer
The sheer imaginative audacity of The Innocent’s Story propels it beyond anything expected. Blown up in a terrorist bomb, Cassina returns as a para-spirit able to live in the body of anyone alive. Experiencing her parents’ emotions from within the...
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Format: Hardback | Released 06/10/2005
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